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Chief Engineer

WFXV

Utica, NY 07-16-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
WFXV is Hiring! ! We have an immediate opening for a Chief Engineer. The Chief Engineer manages all aspects of the Engineering Department, to include the information technology system, as well as oversees the day-to-day operations, and is responsible for the maintenance of all broadcast technology and equipment at the station. This person also ensures station compliance with FCC, local, state, and federal rules and regulations applicable to the station. The Chief Engineer also works with corporate leadership to develop and implement new technologies and technical infrastructure as well as managing engineering and technology capital projects to budget. They also ensure project deadlines are being met and perform other duties as assigned. Nexstar Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Excellent opportunity to be part of both an established local broadcast station AND the fastest growing media group in the country.

Experience with fiber connectivity, production setups, A/V routing and patching, audio equipment, graphics and editing systems, digital transmitters, microwave equipment, and other broadcast-related equipment is required. Significant experience evaluating, selecting, installing, servicing and maintaining broadcasting industry equipment and information technology systems is also required. Candidate should have a minimum of 3 years' experience with digital electronics systems in a television broadcasting environment.

Requirements & Skills:
• Technical degree in Digital Electronics, Broadcasting, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
• Fluency in English
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record
• Minimum five years' experience with digital electronics systems in a television broadcasting environment, with at least three year's experience in a leadership role
• Experience guiding, directing and motivating subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance
• Experience establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them
• Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills
• Strong PC/MS Office experience
• Experience with fiber connectivity, production setups, A/V routing and patching, audio equipment, graphics systems and editing systems
• Experience with digital transmitters, microwave equipment, and other broadcast-related equipment
• Significant experience evaluating, selecting, installing, servicing and maintaining broadcasting industry equipment and information technology systems
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Salary Range is $65K-$75K

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0k201-44-200-194-255-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $65,000 to $75,000 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile
WFXV

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.